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Andrea Bocelli @ 60 | GREAT PERFORMANCES | Monday, March 18 at 8


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In celebration of the birth of pioneering musical legend Andrea Bocelli, Great Performances presents Great Performances: Andrea Bocelli @ 60, airing on WOUB Monday, March 18 at 8:00 p.m.  Andrea Bocelli @ 60 will also be available to stream beginning March 2 via WOUB Passport.

In Great Performances: Andrea Bocelli @ 60, the world-renowned, four-time Grammy Award-nominated tenor showcases his opera and pop repertoire in a birthday celebration. From Italy’s ancient Arena di Verona, Bocelli performs timeless arias from “La Bohème,” “La Traviata” and “Il Trovatore;” in addition, Bocelli sings songs from his new album, Si, at a sunset concert in the picturesque Italian coastal town of Porto Venere. Special guests include Dua Lipa, Aida Garifullina and Bocelli’s son Matteo, who joins his father for a special performance of the duet “Fall on Me.”

Songs Featured:
“If Only” – Andrea Bocelli featuring Dua Lipa
“La donna è mobile” – Andrea Bocelli
“Fall on Me” – Andrea Bocelli featuring Matteo Bocelli
“Ave Maria Pietas” – Andrea Bocelli featuring Aida Garifullina
“Di quella pira” – Andrea Bocelli
“O soave fanciulla” – Andrea Bocelli
“Come un bel dì di Maggio” – Andrea Bocelli
“Vivo” – Andrea Bocelli
“Un’anima” – Andrea Bocelli
“Nessun Dorma” – Andrea Bocelli

This concert marks Andrea Bocelli’s twelfth Great Performances special.

Great Performances: Andrea Bocelli @ 60 is a Production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. The Porto Venere Concert is directed and edited by Gaetano Marbioli, and the Arena di Verona concert is directed by Cristian Biondani.

Major funding for Great Performances: Andrea Bocelli @ 60 is provided by The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation, the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Arts Fund, the Irene Diamond Fund, Rosalind P. Walter, the LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, The Starr Foundation, the Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, the Thea Petschek Iervolino Foundation and PBS.